Manhattan Institute | Beth Akers https://www.manhattan-institute.org/feeds/1159/rss.xml Manhattan Institute | Beth Akers Feed en <![CDATA[May 2019 Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/may-2019-jobs-report-unemployment Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Economics: Employment https://www.manhattan-institute.org/may-2019-jobs-report-unemployment <![CDATA[A Universal Bailout Is the Wrong Fix for Student Loans]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/a-universal-bailout-is-the-wrong-fix-for-student-loans Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/a-universal-bailout-is-the-wrong-fix-for-student-loans <![CDATA[Lessons of Warren's Free College Plan: One Size Doesn't Fit All]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/warrens-free-college-plan-pitfalls Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/warrens-free-college-plan-pitfalls <![CDATA[Let's Solve the College Debt Crisis by Treating Students Like Startups]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/solution-to-college-loan-debt-treat-students-like-startups Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/solution-to-college-loan-debt-treat-students-like-startups <![CDATA[Empower Students with Information About What Their Education Will Produce ]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/empower-students-information-about-what-education-will-produce Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/empower-students-information-about-what-education-will-produce <![CDATA[Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/testimony/house-education-akers-cost-of-college Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/testimony/house-education-akers-cost-of-college <![CDATA[College Affordability Update: Value, Price, and Choice in U.S. Higher Education]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/college-affordability-update Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Kim Dancy Jason Delisle Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/college-affordability-update <![CDATA[The Future of Free College]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/future-free-college-brookings-akers-11491.html Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/future-free-college-brookings-akers-11491.html <![CDATA[The Future of Free College]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/future-free-college-brookings-11490.html Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/future-free-college-brookings-11490.html <![CDATA[University of Michigan's Free-Tuition Plan Will Help Low-Income Students]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/university-michigans-free-tuition-plan-will-help-low-income-students-10439.html Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/university-michigans-free-tuition-plan-will-help-low-income-students-10439.html <![CDATA[It's Time to Axe Student Loan Forgiveness for Public Service]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/its-time-axe-student-loan-forgiveness-public-service-10392.html Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/its-time-axe-student-loan-forgiveness-public-service-10392.html <![CDATA[New Student Loan Reform Plan Sounds Good, but Would Only Bleed Taxpayers Even Drier]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/new-student-loan-reform-plan-sounds-good-would-only-bleed-taxpayers-even-drier-10359.html Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/new-student-loan-reform-plan-sounds-good-would-only-bleed-taxpayers-even-drier-10359.html <![CDATA[College Affordability Isn't About the Price Tag]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/college-affordability-isnt-about-price-tag-10235.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/college-affordability-isnt-about-price-tag-10235.html <![CDATA[The Residency Requirement in Cuomo's Free Tuition Plan Makes a Bad Idea Worse]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/residency-requirement-cuomos-free-tuition-plan-makes-bad-idea-worse-10195.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed Urban Policy: NYC https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/residency-requirement-cuomos-free-tuition-plan-makes-bad-idea-worse-10195.html <![CDATA[The Affordability Conundrum: Value, Price, and Choice in Higher Education Today]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/affordability-conundrum-value-price-and-choice-higher-education-10185.html Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 Beth Akers Kim Dancy Jason Delisle Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/affordability-conundrum-value-price-and-choice-higher-education-10185.html <![CDATA[Congress Should Support Year-Round Pell Grants]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/congress-should-support-year-round-pell-grants-10091.html Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/congress-should-support-year-round-pell-grants-10091.html <![CDATA[Testimony before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/testimony-house-committee-education-and-workforce-10012.html Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/testimony-house-committee-education-and-workforce-10012.html <![CDATA[Beth Akers with CNBC's "On the Money" to Discuss New York Governor Cuomo's Free Tuition Plan]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/beth-akers-cnbcs-money-discuss-ny-governor-cuomos-free-tuition-plan-10013.html Sun, 29 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/beth-akers-cnbcs-money-discuss-ny-governor-cuomos-free-tuition-plan-10013.html <![CDATA[The Case for a Student-Focused System of Accountability in Higher Ed]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/case-student-focused-system-accountability-higher-ed-9936.html Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/case-student-focused-system-accountability-higher-ed-9936.html <![CDATA[Ideas for the New Administration: Five Reforms to Improve Higher Ed]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/ideas-new-administration-five-reforms-improve-higher-ed-9915.html Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/ideas-new-administration-five-reforms-improve-higher-ed-9915.html <![CDATA[A College Plan That Just Isn't That Smart ]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/college-plan-just-isnt-smart-9888.html Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/college-plan-just-isnt-smart-9888.html <![CDATA[Republicans Should Rethink Plans to Privatize Student Lending]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/republicans-should-rethink-plans-privatize-student-lending-9872.html Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Matthew M. Chingos Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/republicans-should-rethink-plans-privatize-student-lending-9872.html <![CDATA[Here's How Congress Can Fix the Student Debt System]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/heres-how-congress-can-fix-student-debt-system-9680.html Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Matthew M. Chingos Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/heres-how-congress-can-fix-student-debt-system-9680.html <![CDATA[Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Loan Debt]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/game-loans-rhetoric-and-reality-student-loan-debt-9474.html Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Education: Higher Ed https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/game-loans-rhetoric-and-reality-student-loan-debt-9474.html <![CDATA[Beth Akers on NY1 to Discuss Trump's Education Policy]]> https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/beth-akers-ny1-discuss-trumps-education-policy-9712.html Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Beth Akers Education: Pre K-12 https://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/beth-akers-ny1-discuss-trumps-education-policy-9712.html